Moov Claims to Be a Fitness Tracker with Smarts


Tech

Moov is yet another fitness tracker that you wear on your wrist. But unlike all the others, it’ll actually let you know if you punch like a wimp or run like an idiot.

Instead of just counting steps or movement in a general way, Moov claims to analyze your posture and movements using its built-in accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer. It then feeds the data over Bluetooth to a companion iOS app, which can give you instructions as you’re working out. Or, if you’re not into taking your iPhone into the gym, Moov will store workout data on the watch, and give you a summary on your phone when you get back.

At launch, Moov will support running, cardio boxing, weight training, swimming and cycling, and the company plans to sell more workouts over time, including yoga and martial arts. Engadget gave the device a try and said it worked pretty well…

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